See More SFIFF: Big Sur, God Loves Uganda, and Let the Fire Burn

See More SFIFF: Big Sur, God Loves Uganda, and Let the Fire Burn

Now screening in Bay Area theaters: Michael Polish's film adaption of Jack Kerouac's Big Sur; investigative documentary on American Evangelism and homophobic practices God Loves Uganda; and penetrating archival documentary Let the Fire Burn .

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See More SFIFF: Afternoon Delight, Good Ol' Freda and Populaire

See More SFIFF: Afternoon Delight, Good Ol' Freda and Populaire

Jill Soloway's Afternoon Delight, produced by SFFS Board Member Jen Chaiken, Beatles documentary Good Ol' Freda, and SFIFF56 Audience Award winner Populaire are now screening in Bay Area theaters.

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RIP Ray Dolby, Pioneering Sound Engineer

Ray Dolby (1933-2013) at the San Francisco Film Society Awards Night, May 7, 2013. Recipient of the inaugural Gearge Gund III Award for lifetime achievement in cinema.  PHOTO: Pamela Gentile

Ray Dolby (1933-2013) at the San Francisco Film Society Awards Night, May 7, 2013. Recipient of the inaugural Gearge Gund III Award for lifetime achievement in cinema.  PHOTO: Pamela Gentile

When I think of movies, the Dolby logo comes up in front of my face, but what is unique about him is that he took what was everyday in film - sound - and made it extraordinary.
— Ted Hope, SF Film Society Executive Director

Young Filmmakers Camp Featured in SF Chronicle

Liiy Cunningham, center, pictures a shot with Daryl Fallon, left, and 
Meave Cunningham, right, during a day of shooting their films for the 
San Francisco Film Society's Young Filmmakers Camp at the University 
High School in San Francisco, Calif. on July 17, 2013.
							Photo: Ian C. Bates, The Chronicle

Liiy Cunningham, center, pictures a shot with Daryl Fallon, left, and Meave Cunningham, right, during a day of shooting their films for the San Francisco Film Society's Young Filmmakers Camp at the University High School in San Francisco, Calif. on July 17, 2013. Photo: Ian C. Bates, The Chronicle

The main reason I went to camp was to learn about the other fields of filmmaking. The first week was fun and informative. The second week was super rushed, like I would imagine on future film sets. It literally took a whole day to shoot 45 minutes. And we used five minutes.
— Spencer Collantes, 13